Get Spectral: The Fascinating History of Spirit Photography

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Join DMPL and Russell Lord from New Orleans Museum of Art to learn about the eerie trend that came about during the early days of photography. You’ve likely seen the photo of Mary Todd Lincoln with a ghostly President Lincoln behind her, come learn how this photo came to be!



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